BSBWHS410

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

  • contribute to scoping, establishing, reviewing and evaluating work health and safety (WHS) measures and initiatives to:
    • address specific legislative requirements and obligations
    • support non-statutory health promotion programs
  • contribute to ensuring work-related health and safety measures and initiatives comply with legislative requirements and obligations
  • liaise with relevant people internal and external to the organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of:

  • the application of relevant mandatory health monitoring, including biological monitoring, to help secure work health and safety
  • the difference between work-related health and safety measures and initiatives designed to meet specific legislative requirements and obligations, and those designed to support non-statutory health promotion programs, and give examples of each
  • factors that impact on work-related health and safety and their potential effects
  • internal and external sources of WHS information and data, and how to access them
  • organisational WHS and other relevant policies, procedures, processes and systems, including human resources
  • relevant WHS legislation, other legislation (such as privacy and workers’ compensation) and common law rights and duties specific to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives
  • work-related health and safety measures and initiatives that either address specific legislative requirements and obligations, or support non-statutory health prevention programs, including:
    • the factors impacting on worker health and safety that they address
    • effectiveness
    • costs and benefits
    • criteria for decisions regarding their implementation in a specific workplace
    • how they should be implemented